Thursday, April 4, 2013

The Rijksmuseum Reopening in Amsterdam

The Night Watch/De Nachwacht (Wikimedia)
The Dutch Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will be reopening on April 13, after a 10 -year renovation,  and with it Rembrandt van Rijn's masterpiece "The Night Watch" will be back ......., along with works by Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen and thousands of other Dutch cultural and artistic artifacts,
The Huffington Post reports.  The Rijksmuseum is the leading Dutch museum dedicated to art from the Dutch Golden Age, i.e. the 17th century when the Dutch were leading in art, science, trade and military power. If you are visiting the Netherlands,  this museum should be part of your itinerary. For some Dutch "nightwatch" fun watch the following video:

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